How to Find Out What Your Employees Really Think and Improve Staff Retention
Providing the right support for your executives and business leaders to create a workplace your employees will thrive and work hard in, is an integral part of a successful company. However, it’s not always an easy thing to achieve.
There are a few ways to try and get an honest option from your employees. They include:
- Speaking to them, face-to-face.
- Organize a group brainstorming session.
- Conduct an online survey, anonymously or named.
All three of these options should result in some useful feedback and suggestions. But perhaps the survey would net you the most honest results and give you some real ideas on how to improve your company from an employee and output perspective.
However, you choose to collect your employee’s views, it’s essential to analyze the results carefully. Only then can you utilize them in the best way and make changes to ensure your company setup and workplace will help you attract – and retain – the best talent.
Often times, companies use surveys to boost staff retention. The term “staff retention” refers to a company’s ability to keep employees. Companies that offer employee surveys tend to have a much higher staff retention rate.
Employee surveys give employees the opportunity to express their thoughts and concerns, offer company feedback, and simply be honest with their experience working in that given company.
A company with employees who are genuinely satisfied with their position and passionate about their work is often a very productive workplace. Happy employees work harder and get more accomplished.
A good employee survey typically measures the following areas…